Santa Fe Salad with Chili-Lime Dressing Recipe

Looking for an easy Santa Fe Salad with Chili-Lime Dressing recipe? Learn how to make Santa Fe Salad with Chili-Lime Dressing using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by dietpolice

Makes 8 servings



Tangy Southwest flavors. Also tasted great with added grilled chicken breasts.

Recipe Ingredients for Santa Fe Salad with Chili-Lime Dressing

6 T reduced-calorie mayonnaise
3 T cilantro, fresh, finly chopped
3 T water
1 medium scallion, minced
1 1/2 T fresh lime juice
2 t sugar
1/2 t chili powder
15 oz black beans,canned; rinsed and drained
1 1/2 c cooked corn kernels, fresh or frozen
2 c tomatoes (small grape tomatoes)
1 medium sweet red pepper, cut into thin strips (about 1.5 cups)
8 c lettuce, cut into thick shreds (romaine works great)

Recipe Directions for Santa Fe Salad with Chili-Lime Dressing

  1. To make dressing, whisk together mayonnaise, cilantro, water, scallion, lime juice, sugar and chili powder in a small bowl until smooth. Transfer to a jar or a plastic container with a tight-fitting lid and refreigerate until ready to use.

  2. In a large bowl or food storage container, layer remaining ingredients in order listed. Cover and refrigerate.

  3. To serve, spoon salad ingredients into a bowl. Shake dressing and then drizzle dressing over salad; toss well to coat. Yields about 2 cups of salad and 1.5 T of dressing per serving.

Categories

Salads

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 211.6g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
279
Calories from Fat
57
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
6.3g
10%
Saturated Fat
1.0g
5%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
0mg
0%
Sodium
54mg
2%
Potassium
1084mg
31%
Total Carbohydrates
45.3g
15%
Dietary Fiber
10.2g
41%
Sugars
6.5g
Protein
13.4g
Vitamin A 22% Vitamin C 64%
Calcium 8% Iron 18%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
A
  Good points
  • Low in saturated fat
  • No cholesterol
  • Low in sodium
  • High in dietary fiber
  • High in potassium
  • High in thiamin
  • Very high in vitamin C
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